December 25th, 2011
05:21 AM ET

Christmas Day bomb blast strikes church in Nigeria, agency says

A bomb blast struck a Catholic church west of the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Sunday, the National Emergency Management Agency said, stirring memories of strikes against Nigerian churches during last year's Christmas season.

The explosion struck a Catholic church in Madala, the agency said.

The agency did not immediately provide other details. Casualties were not immediately known.

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  1. Giant

    Poor people cant they just be left alone?

    December 25, 2011 at 6:15 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Giant

    If you all dont respond to trolls and the crap they do the wont get off on it and continue so just ignore them

    December 25, 2011 at 6:18 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Giant

    I just pooped my pants while eating a giant booger.

    December 25, 2011 at 10:21 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Billy Joe Ray Bob

    Merry Chrsitmas! Let's blow something up! here, you start on this condom made out of C4.

    December 26, 2011 at 2:18 am | Report abuse |
  5. free

    Father in heaven,unto ur hands we commit our battles, fight our battles for us in Jesus name. Amen

    December 27, 2011 at 10:21 am | Report abuse |
  6. free

    D priest should say a black mass to d people involved- d bombers

    December 27, 2011 at 10:23 am | Report abuse |
  7. carl williams

    I felt bad wen I heard about the bomb blast, kill all the muslims let christainity raised again 2 praised the lord

    December 28, 2011 at 2:30 am | Report abuse |
  8. bisi coker

    Oh lord, pls come and restore back the peace n love we have for each other in Nigeria, heal our hearts and let there be peace. One love Nigeria!!!!!!

    December 28, 2011 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
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